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Dec 02, 2013 at 06:32pm IST

J&K: Security forces surround 3 terrorists, encounter on

An encounter is going on at Rajpora, Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir between a group of terrorists and security forces. Three terrorists have been surrounded by the troops and the police. Firing is reportedly going on from last three hours.

Earlier in the afternoon, the Chadoora Station House Officer (SHO) succumbed to injuries following an attack by a terrorist in Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir. Two other police officials were also injured in the attack outside police station in Chadoora.

No terror outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far but J&K IG Abdul Gani Mir said preliminary leads suggest Lashkar-e-Toiba to be behind the attack.

A single terrorist opened indiscriminate fire on the police party, injuring three policemen, including Station House Officer Sub Inspector Shabir Ahmad, police said.